Get your monster glass of milk ready because you will need it! This fudge brownie, peanut butter filling and ganache top is to die for! Perfect dessert if you are in the mood for a RICH chocolate and do me a favor and cut them smaller, I don't think you could finish a big piece. Unless you want to take on a challenge?
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted
2 cup sugar
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
2/3 cup cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Peanut Butter Filling:
1 1/2 cups peanut butter
2/3 cup honey
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
6 tbsp. butter
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan.Stir together butter, sugar and vanilla in bowl. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each one. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Add to butter mixture, beating until well blended. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan and toothpick comes out not quite clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Peanut Butter Filling: Stir together peanut butter and honey. Spread over cooled brownies.
Ganache: Melt butter and chocolate chips together in a microwave-safe bowl, stirring every 30 seconds, until smooth. This should only take 1-2 minutes. Pour evenly over brownies and spread carefully. Cool on counter or in refrigerator until set.